The Boston Section is offering a course in Industrial Measurements and Controls (Basic Concepts and Current Devices) Process control systems can operate accurately and dependably only if the engineers, operators, and instrument technicians understand how and why the individual measuring devices function. This course will present the theory and practice of industrial measurements and examine [...]
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Meeting Notice – October 15 2013 See the “Paperless Plant” Bristol-Myers Squibb Devens, MA – Tuesday Oct 15 Register at https://isaboston2013.eventbrite.com/ (Tour portion limited to first 45 attendees) The Successful Implementation of a “Paperless Plant” Solution for a Large Scale Biologics Manufacturing Facility. Bristol-Myers Squibb – Devens, MA Overview – In 2007, the senior leadership [...]
May 2013 Meeting Notice VMware and Simplifying Server Virtualization Deployments with Converged Infrastructure Converged infrastructure (CI) for critical applications is hard to manage, challenging to build, and even harder to deploy repeatedly for companies rolling it out and managing in multiple locations. That is what VCE, a joint venture between Cisco and EMC with investments [...]
Join ISA Boston on Tuesday April 22, 2013,, as we spend the afternoon exploring the automation involved in crafting Redhook beers and ales. In 1996, Redhook built its Portsmouth, NH brewery as a solution to increased demand for its products on the east coast. The brewing process is controlled using Siemens Braumat, and the brewery [...]
February 19, 2013 Meeting Notice Join ISA Boston on Tuesday, February 19, 2013, to learn about and tour FIRST Place in Manchester, NH. FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) was founded in 1989 by Dean Kamen to inspire young people’s enthusiasm for science and technology. Their mission is “to inspire young people [...]
The ISA Boston Section’s October 23, 2012 presentation on Industrial Ethernet. Trends and Challenges in Industrial Ethernet is now available on the section’s web site: Security_Presentation_121023
Join ISA Boston on Tuesday, October 23, 2012, to learn about current topics in Industrial Ethernet. Trends and Challenges in Industrial Ethernet to be Held at AECOM, Wakefield, MA Abstract: Ethernet data traffic is poised for explosive growth throughout the decade, whether WiFi, mobile devices, or traditional IP. Within this megatrend, Office and Manufacturing networks [...]
April 17,2012 Meeting Announcement On Tuesday, April 17, 2012, ISA Boston’s monthly meeting will take place at Invensys Operations Management (former Foxboro Company), in Foxboro, MA. This two-part meeting will feature a facility tour as well as a presentation. The Future of Automation is Now By Don Clark, VP, Global Industry Solutions, Process, Invensys Operations [...]
On Tuesday, March 13, 2012, ISA Boston’s monthly meeting will take place at NorthEast Electrical Distributors in Brockton, MA. Introduction to PLCs/HMIs and Integrated Automation Description: Join ISA Boston for an Introduction to PLCs/HMIs and Integrated Automation, presented by Brian M. Kalfin, Automation Solutions Manager at NorthEast Electrical Distributors. Brian has over 20 years of [...]